Rep. Jack Brinkley

Former Representative from Georgia’s 3rd District, Democrat

Brinkley, a Democrat, was the representative for Georgia's 3rd congressional district from 1967 to 1982.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Brinkley sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Brinkley is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Brinkley sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (34%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Health (10%) Taxation (9%) Energy (8%) Housing and Community Development (8%) Social Welfare (6%)

Recent Bills

Some of Brinkley’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1967 to Dec 1982, Brinkley missed 293 of 7,549 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is better than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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